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Fun & Educational Resources for Pet Parents

Browse our collection of blog articles to learn more about pet nutrition, get helpful tips or just have some fun.

Large Breed Dogs: More to Love!

Mastiff, Great Dane, Saint Bernard… What do they all have in common (besides being sweet and loving companions, of course)? They’re all large breed dogs! Whether you have one of these big guys at home or are looking to make a new family addition, there are some things to know about larger breeds that can […]

What is the latest FDA update on DCM?

On June 27, 2019, the FDA issued a follow up report to its previous communications concerning its investigation into a possible link between grain free diets and Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs. Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a heart condition in which the heart becomes enlarged making it more difficult to sufficiently pump blood. Certain breeds […]

Why Cats Need Fiber

Cats are family and it is becoming increasingly common for cats to live exclusively indoors with their human family. Not only does this protect them from the dangers of outside living such as cars, predators and disease, it also protects wild fauna from the hunting prowess of our feline companions. Indoor only cats tend to […]

Why Size Matters!

Did you know there’s more to small breed kibble than its size? You might think that your small-breed dog needs a small-sized kibble because it fits better into their tiny mouth. But there’s a more important reason to feed your dog a kibble that’s tailored to their body size. Smaller breeds need a kibble that’s […]

Solid Gold Pet Food Applauds Petco’s New Standards for Dog and Cat Nutrition

Petco will be the first major retailer of pet food to stop selling pet food and treats containing artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives by May 2019 CHESTERFIELD, MO, Dec. 07, 2018 – Solid Gold Pet Food, the world’s first holistic pet food company, is proud to be a part of Petco’s commitment to sell food and […]

Natural Prebiotics & Living Probiotics

Probiotics and prebiotics sound similar but play different roles in your pet’s health. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria and prebiotics are food for these bacteria. Maintaining the right balance of both pro- and prebiotics can help promote better digestive health and overall wellness for your pet. Prebiotics Prebiotics are non-digestible fibers that pass through the upper […]

How to Properly Feed D-Zyme

Probiotics have become overly popular lately, we see them in the grocery store in form of yogurt to fresh juices and even in all Solid Gold dry foods, right?! Probiotics can be superheroes for digestion, but every great superhero needs a trusty sidekick. Enter: D-Zyme. D-Zyme is a natural digestive enzyme supplement formulated for your […]

New Year New Us… Part II

This week we were spoiled exploring the beautiful PNW. This is really the outdoor enthusiast’s paradise! From kayaking to skiing and everything in between, it is easy to get a workout in without even realizing it. We decided to take a hike up the Columbia River Gorge with some of our friends, Ali and her […]

New Year, New Us

What a better time to start a wellness journey for you, and your pet, than the New Year? Join me and my fur babies, Bella and Rusty, as we set ourselves up for success this year. We will be supercharging our health with Superfoods, pet friendly work outs, and everything in between to make sure […]

This Place Is Ending The Homeless Cat Problem With Love

Kitty Bungalow is California’s only 100% feral cat rescue and socialization facility. As shelter interventionists, they focus their attention on the most vulnerable of felines—the ferals.  The cat rescue breaks down the anxiety of feral cats with nearly 80 weekly volunteers who use guided socialization techniques and objectives, taking street cats from ‘hiss to home’. Kitty Bungalow provides more […]

This Year’s Best Pet Halloween Costumes That Will Have Your Neighbors Howling

Hipster dog or Chewbacca? We don’t know for sure but it’s cute. Source: http://www.womansday.com/life/pet-care/g1653/dog-halloween-costumes/ 2. Whatever your political beliefs, Dogald Trump is cute. Source: https://www.yahoo.com/gma/7-best-costumes-annual-tompkins-square-halloween-dog-203603176–abc-news-Halloween.html 3. RIP to a legend. We think Hugh would approve. Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/best-costumes-annual-tompkins-square-halloween-dog-parade/story?id=50633861 4. This Princess Leia and miniature Wookie take us back to a better time. 5. The greatest Pope that ever lived. […]

The 10 Most Hilarious Dog Pics of The Week

It’s only Tuesday, but you deserve a break. Check out these hilarious pics of doggos to get you through the rest of the week! The pickiest eater ever? Source: https://imgur.com/MvrhuFM 2. This dog is having a good time. Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BCCDNpeFauu/ 3. “Hey, Mom wants to talk to you.” Source: http://justsomething.co/27-hilarious-dog-pictures-will-make-laugh-every-single-time/ 4. Picture perfect. Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/1178i2/the_best_dog_youll_see_all_day/ 5. Borderline disturbing. Source: https://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/1178i2/the_best_dog_youll_see_all_day/ […]

Canine Psychologist Ranks The 10 Smartest Dog Breeds

For years, experts have been debating which dog breeds are the smartest—but after years of collecting lengthy surveys from 199 dog-obedience judges, one psychologist may finally have the best idea yet. Attempting to rate dog intelligence isn’t easy. In fact, it’s extremely difficult. There are many categories in which dogs are currently rated. Working intelligence […]